Vulnerability Note VU#788416
Computer Associates AntiVirus InoTask buffer overflow vulnerability
Computer Associates AntiVirus for the Enterprise and Threat Manager products contain a buffer overflow vulnerability that may be exploited by local users to execute code with elevated privileges.
Computer Associates eTrust Antivirus v8 includes a component called InoTask. InoTask is used to schedule and lauch tasks and programs.
The InoTask process contains a buffer overflow vulnerability. By sending malformed data to the InoTask process, a user may be able to execute code with elevated privileges. Note that publicly available exploit code exists for this vulnerability.
A local user may be able to execute code with system privileges.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Computer Associates||Affected||-||11 May 2007|
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Thanks to iDefense for information that was used in this report. iDefense credits binagres for discovering this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2007-2523
- Date Public: 11 May 2007
- Date First Published: 11 May 2007
- Date Last Updated: 20 Jun 2007
- Severity Metric: 0.29
- Document Revision: 15
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